Did the Utah Jazz find themselves a new acquisition just before the NBA trade deadline?
OK, maybe not, but they at least got some laughs.
Comedian and actor Adam Sandler stopped by the team practice facility Monday before his show at Vivint Arena, posing for photos with players and playing a little hoops.
Jazz star Donovan Mitchell enjoyed the visit, sharing video of a Sandler jump shot.
Sandler was in town to kick off his 100% Fresher Tour with a show at the Nu Skin Theatre inside Vivint Arena on Monday night.
Looking ahead to the NFL draft
The confetti had barely been cleared from the field at Mercedes-Benz Stadium following Super Bowl LIII when Bleacher Report's Matt Miller offered his take on the next big league event: the NFL draft.
Miller released a seven-round mock draft Monday morning, and there were a handful of Utah ties mentioned in the prognostication.
The first local to come off the board was former BYU linebacker Sione Takitaki, going to the Los Angeles Chargers with the 123rd pick.
Utah linebacker Chase Hansen, a Lone Peak High alum, was the next local chosen, heading to the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth round, followed by edge rusher Porter Gustin, who prepped at Salem Hills High, to the Cleveland Browns, also in the fifth.
Two other locals were sixth-round selections: Utah safety Marquise Blair was chosen by the Kansas City Chiefs, while Utah State tight end Dax Raymond headed to the New Orleans Saints.
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An old photo reportedly showing former BYU and NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young posing with a young Sean McVay, the Los Angeles Rams head coach, was shared on Twitter by radio program director Jeremie Poplin just days before Super Bowl LIII featuring the Rams and the New England Patriots.
Speaking of the Super Bowl, former BYU quarterback Taysom Hill, now a backup with the New Orleans Saints, shared a photo showing Saints fans celebrating in the streets while sharing his gratitude for the fans in New Orleans. The Saints came up short of a Super Bowl appearance, falling to Los Angeles in overtime in the NFC championship game.